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this is the do believe news lie from birth in china's deadliest day you get in the corona virus outbreak beijing says the surgeon deaths and infections is jus to new reporting method spot the white house criticizes china's response to a lack of transparency. in germany about 75 years since the wartime bombing of crazed president frank felt the stime mile on as the 10s of thousands of the did it once germans today to stand up against far right extremist. plus extreme
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vacations gone too far one of 2 german men who 1st crossed 10 topic on foot 3 decades ago sounds the alarm about mass tourism on the frozen concept. i'm anthony how book into the program there's been an alarming surgeon in the infections and deaths from the corona virus which scientists are now calling the code vids 19 the number of cases around the world has shot up 260000 of the 250 deaths were recorded in one day in the chinese province where the outbreak began the u.s. government has criticised by jinks response saying there's been a lack of transparency. the new normal in will harm people taking extra precautions to avoid contagion from the coronavirus chinese media shows images of a massive response medical supplies being rushed to patients military medics on the
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move despite the spike in diagnosed cases officials are emphasizing a different number. from the 7th of february on every day we've seen a big increase in the number of patients and discharged today for example the number of cases is already over 5000 if such a trend can be maintained we see this as a very positive signal. european health ministers better in brussels on thursday to discuss the crisis. so far in europe and that with a new opinion detection and containment works we are able to to stop the infectious chains. but we have to admit that today it could get worse before it becomes better a. good age or the fear level is higher vietnam has quarantined a town of 10000 people in indonesia there's been
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a rush of panic buying of face masks. this cruise ship has been quarantined in the japanese port of yokohama more than 200 cases diagnosed on board so far the biggest cluster outside china passengers are passing the time as best they can. you know eat when you are wandering in the city. try to keep the room clean and organized as much as we can. do or. yeah it's a stretch to anyway but. there's still among the lucky ones as the world waits to see how much worse the outbreak gets. well dr simon clark is a silly the microbiologist from the university of reading in england dr welcome the death toll is rising but the chinese authorities say the number of people being cured and discharged from hospital is increasing how lethal is the virus.
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well it's lethal obviously but compared to things like saws and mirrors that we've seen in the past and possibly also it pretty standard influenza that we get every yeah it's probably not that popular genic or it's less lethal certainly. he mentions influenza tell us about the differences between this virus and the flu is that we do get every winter well a completely different viruses you're comparing apples and oranges. this is true we get every year it starts off in the southern hemisphere and that means the normal so we know what's coming we can track it we can produce vaccines against that moshe is made vaccines you work even then we get between 3 and 500000 deaths globally pay it every year from through it so i think when we think about coronavirus and i don't want to diminish or. make light of
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coronavirus will kind of in one take this current credit virus and to take it out but i think we need to view it in context of. all sort of a spiritual tract infections that go on. even with that important context that you speak of is europe well enough prepared if the virus spreads here. or european governments across the board have treaty. control mechanisms and are able to fight back against kind of that mix or epidemics of virus factions and they really often do that because of flu they know that one yet maybe soon maybe not so soon there will be a big flu outbreak and they need to be able to control and respond to that and that's why they have these programs in place. dr what can individuals do to protect themselves against catching the kind of big 19 virus. washing.
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yeah basic basic hygiene better keep your hands clean. and things like that but you know if people do get it the vast majority of occupation will only have relatively minor suits of a relatively minor. change yourself a cold or maybe a light days of slate's it will cause problems in the majority of people dr simon clark from the university of reading thank you for your time. now to some of the other stories making news around the world european commission president us live on the line has acknowledged mistakes in how external consultants were hired when she was german defense minister she defended the use of consultants fund a lot of was testifying before a german parliamentary committee investigating accusations of nepotism and inefficiency. british prime minister bars johnson has fired multiple ministers in
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a major cabinet reshuffle and then a surprise move finance minister say job resign rather than firing his eye and installing new ones chosen by johnson replacing java is. treasurer day betty widely seen as a johnson loyalist. the un has released a report accusing more than 100 israeli businesses of being complicit in violating palestinian rights by operating in the occupied west bank palestinian officials have welcomed the report israeli prime minister binyamin netanyahu described it as a shameful attempt to blacken his country's. well germany has been marking the 75th anniversary of the allied bombing in dresden. one of world war 2 is most controversial campaigns as the conflict neared its end
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british and american planes dropped 5 bombs on the city for 3 days killing tens of thousands the bombing live dresden ruins and was also hugely divisive the some the attack was a necessary step in defeating nazi germany for others it was a senseless tragedy. under the church of our lady the symbol of the tryst and bombings they formed a human chain chairman president frank vowed to shine my joined in this show of unity the message to the thousands of people gathered in the city's main square never forget sugar. when we join hands with our neighbors then we confess. we want to take responsibility together for peace among people at home and throughout the world. over a period of 3 days british and u.s. planes dropped nearly 4000 tons of explosives on kristen the attacks killed some
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25000 people and totally wiped out the city's historic center what happened in dress 10 has been seized on by the far right to portray germany as a victim as an earlier ceremony steinmeyer said crimes shouldn't be compared. to say clearly today anyone who still counts the dead of tristen against the dead of auschwitz anyone who tries to downplay german wrongs anyone who tries to falsify historical facts we must stand up to them as democrats and contradict them loudly. in most india lout won't and she'd be just like minded i want to thank my i went on to warn of threats against democracy. the far right alternative for germany is the 3rd biggest party in germany's parliament. open on some land we are also experiencing in
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our country how anti semitism and racism are beginning to poison public life again how states governed by the rule of law and democratic institutions are being scorned. if elected members of parliament a mocked and ridiculed in the parliaments in which they said then dis is an attempt to destroy democracy from within. for switchers true. christians physical scars have long since healed the psychological one so taking some more. it was a difficult 8 and definitely a politically charged day to day when the city commemorated the 75th anniversary of the bombing off and serious official events culminated
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in a human chain that forms throughout the whole city center where thousands of people gathered in the streets even though it was raining and it was very cold to demonstrate to stand up for tolerance for democracy for humanity they were joined by german president. and a lot of the people i talked to who were part of that human shade came with a whole families with their grandchildren their daughters. friends to demonstrate to really commemorate the victims on the one hand but also to commemorate or to remember germany's role in the 2nd world war and the serious official events after it was over later tonight there was a gathering by the fire right a deep sea. that was met with counter protests because. in the past has been known to downplay nazi germany's role.
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despond recording i record high temperature just a couple of weeks ago antarctica and its vast frozen expanse a still attractive venture 30 years ago 2 germans were the 1st across the continent on foot it took them 100 days to die trekking across the ice is less a test of stamina and a question of money. the and arctic was a different place when ryan hold mess now and i've had folks set out to make history in temperatures of minus 35 degrees the 2 adventurers sometimes used kites and skis to cross the south pole marching through the icy expanse freezing cold feet were just one of the problems they faced. in those days the antarctic was truly hard to reach but things have changed a lot today there are top writers that there are a lot of business their. arrival at one of the world's
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most remote tourist destinations air travel now extends to the antarctic and planes ferry passengers to airstrips carved into the ice. distances that took messner and folks several weeks on foot now take only a few hours by air. private jets and luxury camps tourism here does not come cheap a week's holiday costs over $80000.00 euros per person day trips including champagne picnics are also on offer. or in the particular just seen as a form of entertainment. just to say they've been there. since it is should appreciate this unique continent with it's magnificent nature these are good because. these emperor penguins are tourist magnet for more and more people visit their breeding grounds
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in the eternal winter. though travel to the white continent is comparatively cheap for a few $1000.00 tourists can admire the animal kingdom as they travel to the pole. about $52000.00 tourists visited the antarctic last year these numbers are predicted to rise. stuff and wish them to unset there has to be a cap on the number of people visiting the antarctic mass tourism cannot be allowed their doctors who supposed so when messner and folks enter the record books by crossing the antarctic 30 years ago they travelled for 3 months without seeing another soul. to football now and you're going klinsmann has been removed from the board of health to berlin dies after he stunned the bundesliga by abruptly resigning as coach the former germany and us trying to had said he wanted
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to remain on the board but how does one investor says the club can no longer work with klinsmann. coming up next is d w news africa don't forget the website is there for all the lives that stay w. dot com for now i'm anthony howard thanks for watching. jonny doesn't let his wheelchair keep him from pursuing surfing. johan is johnny cross or is not your average shorts do every day he pushes himself to the limit fighting for his dream sports life follows johnny as he overcomes obstacles.

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